Mortality, severe morbidity and injury among long-term lone mothers in Sweden.

@article{Weitoft2002MortalitySM,
  title={Mortality, severe morbidity and injury among long-term lone mothers in Sweden.},
  author={Gunilla Ringb{\"a}ck Weitoft and Bengt Haglund and Anders Hjern and M{\aa}ns Ros{\'e}n},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          573-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Being a lone mother often implies disadvantage in terms of both socioeconomic circumstances and health. Our aim was to examine differences in mortality, severe morbidity and injury between lone mothers and mothers living with partners, on the assumption that the disadvantaged socioeconomic circumstances contribute to poor health. METHODS The odds for receipt of hospital care or death between 1991 and 1994 were estimated for 26 619 lone mothers and 379 855 partnered mothers from… CONTINUE READING

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